Budget Beauty Hack - The Cheap Celebrity Trick For Shiny Hair 6 years ago

Budget Beauty Hack - The Cheap Celebrity Trick For Shiny Hair

We normally associate celebrity beauty tricks with celebrity budgets...

However this little gem of a beauty hack is cheap as chips and apparently just as effective as extortionately priced beauty products.

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Celebrity hair colourist Beth Minardi revealed to the folks at BuzzFeed that when your hair is lacking shine, good old-fashioned tonic water could be just the...well...tonic.

She revealed that the carbonated soft drink actually removes any product buildup from the hair as well as shine-stealing residues like sweat or chlorine.

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She said that tonic water "refreshes the scalp and quickly ‘fills’ the cuticular layer of the hair, supporting protection.”

Tonic water is also an effective frizz-tamer and is particularly helpful for those living in areas where the water is hard.

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To reap the benefits of tonic water, shampoo and condition your hair as normal and then pour a full can of the water evenly over your head.

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Minardi adds that if you are out swimming but don't have time to shampoo and condition, just bring along a can of tonic water and rinse the hair in it to remove toxins after your dip.

Last tip - whip it.

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